Mag. 1.1 earthquake - 49 Km WSW of Düsseldorf, Germany, on Friday, 9 October 2020 at 03:57 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.1 earthquake at 11 km depth
9 Oct 13:35 UTC: First to report: GD NRW after 10 hours.
Depth: 11.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.105°N / 6.102°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SSE of Vlodrop (Netherlands) (pop: 1,860)
10 km (6 mi) WNW of Hückelhoven (pop: 39,800)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Niederkrüchten (pop: 15,500)
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Brunssum (Netherlands) (pop: 29,300)
25 km (16 mi) WSW of Mönchengladbach (Düsseldorf District) (pop: 261,700)
26 km (16 mi) N of Alsdorf (Köln) (pop: 46,300)
62 km (39 mi) WNW of Cologne (pop: 963,400)
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Essen (pop: 593,100)
Primary data source: GD NRW
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 106 joules (0.783 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 1.1||11 km||49 Km WSW of Düsseldorf, Germany||GD NRW|
User reports for this quake
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